ANGLO-SAXON. Kings of Wessex. Alfred the Great.
|Sale: CNG 66, Lot: 1971. Estimate $5000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2004.
Sold For $7700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
871-899. AR Penny (1.60 gm). London monogram type, circa 880. London mint. +ÆLF RED REX, diademed bust right; nine dots above / Londonia monogram; + above, cross of dots to left, pyramid of dots below. SCBI 1 (Fitzwilliam), 546; BMC 87; North 644; SCBC 1061. Toned EF, a few peck marks. A choice example of a classic medieval English rarity. ($5000)Ex William N. Rudman Collection (Triton V, 15-16 January 2002), lot 2437.